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Syllabus in a nutshell:
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Biology is a 10 unit college preparatory lab science course in the basic life sciences. The course is designed to provide a fundamental understanding of and appreciation for the complexity and diversity of organisms on earth, past and present. A solid foundation of organism structure and function and interactions between biotic and abiotic factors will be gained in this course. Students will also be exposed to careers available in life science related fields, as well as current technological practices. Students gain experience and proficiency in the process of scientific inquiry and the communication of results and analysis. Fulfills the 10-credit “Life Science” requirement for high school graduation and one year of the two year laboratory science requirement for admission to the UC/CSU system (A – G Requirements)..
Students must have a signed Lab Safety Contract (Español) prior to performing most labs.
The syllabus also contains a graphic content acknowledgment which must be signed by students and parents.
Students are responsible for completing assignments on time. Late work is accepted with a 10% point deduction per school day.
Students who were or will be absent are responsible for retrieving work and giving ample warning if work is desired before departure.
Tutoring, test and lab makeups/retakes are performed on Mondays after school from 3:15-4:30.